Rev. Caroline Penhale
Vocational Minister, Candidacy Pathway for East Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario Outaouais and Nakonha:ka Regional Councils
Rev. Caroline Penhale is the Vocational Minister responsible for Candidacy Pathway. She will be the Staff support to the Candidacy Board, facilitating the logistics for the meetings during the year, supporting the candidates, discerning with individuals feeling called to ministry, interacting with theological schools, training LSTs, and working with Regional Councils around SME sites.
Caroline is bilingual (French and English) and comes to this work after serving as a university chaplain, life coach, vocational counsellor and mental health advocate and program developer. She has also served as a congregational minister, most recently at the Orleans United Church, Ottawa.
Currently the Vocational Minister staff position is being shared by two part-time staff: Rev. Caroline Penhale and Rev. Lillian Roberts.